Henrico County news
Hair Cuttery will be donating back-to-school haircuts to children who need it most this summer. From Aug. 1-15, for every child up to age 18 who purchases a haircut at one of Hair Cuttery’s nearly 900 salons, the chain will donate one free haircut certificate to a disadvantaged child in the community. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 07/28/2016 Government
Henrico County Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon has been designated to serve on the Virginia Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee.
The committee works to define and implement the Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan, which guides efforts to promote compatibility among communication systems used by public safety agencies at the local, regional and state levels. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 07/26/2016 Government
Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will offer a training program beginning Saturday, Sept. 10 for volunteers who would work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children.
The free, 14-session training course will include classes at the Henrico CASA office in suite A of the Hungary Spring Office Park, 3001 Hungary Spring Road. A swearing-in ceremony will follow Monday, Oct. 17 at the Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
Anyone interested in serving as a volunteer advocate must apply by Friday, Aug. 19, be at least 21 years old and have regular access to a computer. > Read more.
Organization also opens summer camp registration
Citizen Staff Reports 03/07/2016 Henrico Government
The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension is selling a variety of berry plants to support its 4-H Youth Development program.
Blackberry, raspberry and blueberry plants are available for $5 each. A bundle of 25 strawberry plants is $7. Order forms are available online at henrico.us/extension and from the Extension Office, in the Human Services Building at 8600 Dixon Powers Drive and at any location of the Henrico County Public Library. To receive a form by fax, call (804) 501-5160.
All orders received by Thursday, March 10 will be filled. > Read more.
Sites among 13 in Virginia to receive federal funding
More land at two Civil War battlefields in Henrico County will be preserved, thanks to federal funding awarded to Virginia through the Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants.
The two Henrico sites – 4.92 acres at Deep Bottom Battlefield II and 1.68 acres at Glendale Battlefield – are among nine Civil War sites statewide that will be preserved as part of the $2.7 million in grant money, which Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced March 3.
Grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund were awarded by the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program to seven states. Virginia was awarded the most money for the most projects, which will be completed in partnership with the Civil War Trust and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 03/03/2016 Transportation
Major General Williams, Adjutant General of the Virginia National Guard, recently presented certificates of recognition to RIC grounds crew members Chuck Sobrito, Jeremy Niles, Scott Walker, Sammy Hodges and Desmond Athey, for help and support during Winter Storm Jonas that blanketed the Richmond region in January. The snow team was able to help keep the aviation unit operational during the storm. > Read more.
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Citizen Staff Reports 07/18/2016
Good Vibrations choral group is looking for all voices with some musical experience to sing with the volunteer choir. The season runs from August to November. Genre includes patriotic and inspirational. > Read more.
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
For our Top 10 calendar events this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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